Chris Murphy et al. in New York City - the 1970's

from Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis, page 42:

When I was hanging out with Miles in his New York brownstone the conversation would inevitably come around to Hendrix, and he often said that the only regret in his life was not playing with Jimi.

While on one level Miles viewed Jimi as a rival--since Jimi was wildly successful with the rock and roll audience that Miles craved--he also flipped over Jimi's music. It became a running joke that if you played a Hendrix tape for Miles, that would be the last you'd see of it. When I found to my astonishment that he'd never heard 'Electric Ladyland', I made a copy of it for him, and stuck …   more >>

cite as

Chris Murphy, Miles To Go: The Lost Years: An Intimate Memoir of Life on the Road with Miles Davis (New York City, 2002), p. 42. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1430385136697 accessed: 26 June, 2022

location of experience: New York City

Listeners

Chris Murphy
music technician, personal assisstant, road manager, Guitarist […]
1940's-

Listening to

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'The Wind Cries Mary'
written by Jimi Hendrix
performed by Chris Murphy

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium live, playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:12:16 +0100
Approved on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:31:59 +0100